1. Upcoming Events
  1. February 27

    ~ FULL ~ ON-FARM COMPOST SHORT COURSE (Feb 27) - Part 1 This two-day short course will focus on increasing your knowledge and skills around on-farm composting. The course will include hands-on exercises in compost recipe formulation, feedstock assessment, and construction of aerobic and properly wetted compost piles. End use of compost products to improve production and soil health on-farm and best practices to protect water quality will also be included. Representatives from Washington Department of Ecology and Department of Agriculture will be pres...
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  2. February 28 - February 29

    Native Plant Sale Pre-Orders Available for Pick-up ?Customers must pick-up their order on one of two days: Friday, 28th or Saturday, February 29th, 2020 at the Pierce Conservation District office located at 308 W Stewart Ave in Puyallup (map it). Pre-orders get first dibs over the walk up sale, so we can't promise how many plants will be left, but we will have a limited quantity of plants available for sale Saturday, February 29th from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
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  3. March 2

    Gilmur Grubbers Work Party The Gilmur Grubbers have taken on maintaining Thelma Gilmur Park, the only wetland park in Fircrest. The group meets the first Monday of each month from 9:00am to 12:00pm and would love to have you join them. November - March the group will meet from 10:00am to 12:00pm.
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  4. March 5

    ~ FULL ~ ON-FARM COMPOST SHORT COURSE (March 5) - Part 2 This two-day (Feb. 27th and March 5th) short course will focus on increasing your knowledge and skills around on-farm composting. The course will include hands-on exercises in compost recipe formulation, feedstock assessment, and construction of aerobic and properly wetted compost piles. End use of compost products to improve production and soil health on-farm and best practices to protect water quality will also be included. Representatives from Washington Department of Ecology and Department o...
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  1. March 7

    Workshop for Marine Shorefront Landowners: Introduction to Shore Friendly Are you concerned about erosion on your shorefront property? Shore Friendly is here to help. Join us to learn what technical and financial assistance may be available for managing your shorefront property. Workshop topics will include erosion assessment/control, drainage management, planting and views, and shoreline living.
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  2. March 10

    Growing and Feeding Alternative Fodders Have you considered growing and feeding alternative forage and fodder, such as beets, rutabagas, turnips, carrots, and brassicas, but didn’t know where to start? Then this is the class for you!
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  3. March 11

    Monthly Board of Supervisors Meeting Our monthly Board of Supervisors meeting to update work accomplished and future plans. Open to the public.
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  4. March 14

    Envirothon Forestry Workshop Join arborists Robert and Ian Sweet in learning plant identification and practical forestry techniques at the Point Defiance Rhododendron Garden. Free for all high school students.
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